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Recommended Books for the AROHE 20th year Celebration

Last updated 09/28/2022

Below you can find the reading list suggested by nationally recognized leader on issues of aging, employment, and retirement Helen Dennis in anticipation of the AROHE Summit taking place on September 22, 2022.

“Ageism Unmasked: Exploring Age Bias and How to End it” by Tracey Gendron, (Steerforth Press, 2022)
“Breaking the Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long & Well You Will Live” by Becca
Levy (William Morrow, 2022).
“Don’t Retire, Rewire! By Jeri Sedlar and Rick Miners (Alpha, 2018).
“Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson (Bloomsbury
Publishing, 2019).
“How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations” by Marc Freedman
(PublicAffairs, 2019).
“Project Renewment: The First Retirement Model for Career Women by Bernice Bratter and Helen
Dennis (Scribner, 2008, 2013 pb).
“The Inner Work of Age: Shifting form Role to Soul” by Connie Zweig (Parker Street Press, 2021).
“Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder”
(Harmony, 2015).
“The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy &
Purpose” by Paul Irving (Wiley, 2014).
“This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism” (Caledon, 2019).
“What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age by Ken Dychtwald and Robert Morison (Wiley,
“Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old? The Path of Purposeful Aging” by Richard J. Leider and
David A. Shapiro (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2021).
“Wisdom @ Work: The Making of a Modern Elder by Chip Conley (Currency, 2018).